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Samuel Hayes III

Old Dominion University of Norfolk, VA


Samuel Hayes III, MPA, PE, earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, in 1986.

Mr. Hayes is currently the Chief Facilities Officer and Assistant Vice President of Facilities Management at William and Mary, where he has responsible for developing, organizing, administering, and evaluating the University’s facilities construction and maintenance programs, which encompasses a $20 million operations and maintenance budget, a $700 million construction program, 244 buildings with over 5.25 million square feet of space.

He has worked as Assistant Vice President at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Agency Director of the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity, and Special Assistant to the Governor for Small, Women, and Minority Business Development. Hayes has worked with the Virginia Department of Health, Roanoke Higher Education Authority, the City of Roanoke, Richmond Metropolitan Authority, and the Virginia Department of Transportation.

He has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering, and an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Civil Engineering Technology. Hayes is also a Licensed Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia. 

He currently serves on the Advisory Committee for the VUU Sidney Lewis School of Business. He is the past President and current board member of the HUB of Hope, a non-profit serving the food insecure in Fredericksburg, Virginia.


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